• A hiring manager for Google and Amazon says she's wary of candidates who can't admit they're wrong - here's what she looks for instead

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon gets its pick of top talent, but not everyone makes the cut.
    AP/Mark Lennihan
    Nancy Wang has been a hiring manager at both Google and Amazon, two companies that get their pick of the best and brightest candidates in tech.
    She says the most desirable candidates - and the ones who ultimately make the cut - are naturally curious people who like solving problems and can learn as they go.
    Wang has also figured out how to quickly identify candidates who probably won't work out: They're know-it-alls who can't admit when they're wrong and what they don't know.
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